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The Weight of the Nation

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A documentary series examining the obesity crisis in the U.S. looks at the health risks of being overweight, weight-loss ideas, childhood obesity and efforts to improve the public health.

Premiered: May 14, 2012

Rating: TV-PG

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Challenges Season 1, Episode 4 May 15, 2012 Subscription

The myriad of cultural factors involved in the nation's obesity epidemic are explored in this documentary. See the various factors that play into Americans making poor health decisions and the multidimensional approach needed to turn the epidemic around.

Children in Crisis Season 1, Episode 3 May 15, 2012 Subscription

Explore the damage of obesity on children in the U.S. in this documentary that follows the families of four kids as they seek help and try to make positive lifestyle changes.

Children in Crisis Season 1, Episode 2 May 14, 2012 Paid

Explore the damage of obesity on children in the U.S. in this documentary that follows the families of four kids as they seek help and try to make positive lifestyle changes.

Stigma: The Human Cost of Obesity Season 1, Episode 1 May 14, 2012 Subscription

Overweight and obese people discuss the stigma and discrimination they have faced because of their weight in this short documentary.